Steve Stern(Stephen L. Stern) has written over 100 comic books and graphic novels and is best-known as the writer/creator of the indie comic-book, ZEN INTERGALACTIC NINJA. He is also the writer/creator of 1First Comics' FRICKIN' BUTT-KICKIN' ZOMBIE ANTS, and the upcoming MAJESTIC COMICS. His graphic novels include BEOWULF and A CHRISTMAS CAROL, both published by the UK's Markosia, as well as WAR OF THE WORLDS and SHYGIRL. Stern is also the author of the official comic-book adaptation of the animated classic, MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL. He lives in Los Angeles.